Chronixx plays the o2 Academy 27th May, 2017


Ahead of the highly anticipated release of his debut album Chronology, Jamaican Reggae sensation Chronixx — backed by his Zincfence Redemption Band, brings his Chronology tour to Birmingham on Saturday 27th May. Returning to the UK after 2015’s highly successful Reparation tour, which included the sold out annual ‘Summer series’ event at the world famous Somerset House.

The 24 year old, son of Jamaican dance-hall legend Chronicle, is already on his way to being a huge star, a musician since childhood, he already has numerous recordings under his belt. Including two EP’s, plus guest appearances on songs with Major Lazer and US hip-hop star Joey Badass on the song Babylon from his 2017 album ‘All-Amerikkkan Badass’. He performed ‘Here Comes Trouble’ on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in 2014, following the release of second EP ‘Dread and Terrible’ and recently played the show again with a brilliant performance of both Majesty and Likes. He also recently signed an endorsement deal to become the face of Adidas’ upcoming spring/summer Spezial range, which saw him feature in major publications Vogue and GQ respectively.

Despite not having any major mainstream singles yet, his huge success in the Reggae charts saw him receive awards for best song (for Smile Jamaica) and best music video (for Here Comes Trouble) at the International Reggae and World Music Awards. He was also nominated for a MOBO award for best Reggae artist after second Ep ‘Dread and Terrible’ flew to the top of the Reggae charts.

With Chronology set to be released at the end of June, expect to hear some brand new music for the first time as well as plenty of older songs from his numerous collaborations and his two Ep’s, during the Birmingham date of his six date UK tour. Fans can expect a comprehensive mix of Roots Reggae, intransigent messages, up-tempo dance-hall, melodious balladry as well as various other musical and cultural influences that transcend traditional Reggae music.

Saturday is a chance to see an artist on the verge of international stardom, who will no doubt bring a little Jamaican sunshine and warmth to the city.

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